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The Need for Normalcy

The Need for Normalcy

For the past several weeks, most Americans have been sitting at home, social distancing from both family and friends. But with summer drawing near, many of us are simply tired… Read more »

Illinois Community Health HIV Advocates Form the COVID-19 Working Group

Illinois Community Health HIV Advocates Form the COVID-19 Working Group

Several prominent organizations with decades of experience in HIV/AIDS and infectious disease advocacy have come together to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable and marginalized communities in the… Read more »

Our Ability to Focus May Falter After Eating One Meal High in Saturated Fat

Our Ability to Focus May Falter After Eating One Meal High in Saturated Fat

Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate… Read more »

Celebrating Puerto Rican Culture and Community with the Puerto Rican Festival of Chicago

Celebrating Puerto Rican Culture and Community with the Puerto Rican Festival of Chicago

Courtesy of Puerto Rican Festival of Chicago It was announced last week that Cook County has surpassed Queens, New York for the most cases of COVID-19 in the entire nation…. Read more »

Virtual Mole de Mayo Goes Live

Virtual Mole de Mayo Goes Live

Pilsen-based nonprofit, Economic Strategies Development Corporation (ESDC) announces its livestream music performance lineup and list of participating local restaurants featuring their specialty mole dish at this year’s Virtual Mole de… Read more »

Fun Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day at Home

Fun Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day at Home

By: Ashmar Mandou Although our plans may be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are still an abundant of ways to enjoy Memorial Day with your family… Read more »

Lawmakers Announce Resolution to Remove Progressive Income Tax from November Ballot

Lawmakers Announce Resolution to Remove Progressive Income Tax from November Ballot

Courtesy of Illinois Policy Institute Lawmakers intent on fostering a strong economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic announced a resolution to withdraw Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s $3.7 billion progressive income tax… Read more »

Ramirez Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Homeowner and Renter Relief amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Ramirez Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Homeowner and Renter Relief amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the financial stress COVID-19 is causing many families, state Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, introduced comprehensive legislation to provide immediate relief for homeowners and renters. The legislation, which was… Read more »

Cicero Hosts Food Supply Giveaway

Cicero Hosts Food Supply Giveaway

COVID-19 and its economic consequences are hitting the Latino community hard. To help address this crisis, a coalition of elected and business leaders has acquired supplies of food, sanitizers, masks… Read more »

Census Amid COVID-19

Census Amid COVID-19

The 2020 Census is here and more households across America are responding every day. Over 70 million households have responded to date, representing over 48 percent of all households in… Read more »